into the berkshires. that's a look at the national forecast. now here's a look outside your window. well, today's forecast, besides the nor'easter, it's actually a pretty nice day out there throughout many areas of the country. we will see early morning rain around baltimore, washington, d.c., wet snowflakes, no major accumulations expected. so, lynn, the good news about this nor'easter, it looks like it's in and out in 24 hours and a nice calm peefrd for everyone trying to recover in areas of the northeast. >> we'll hope for that. bill, thanks so much. well, there were some very big congressional races all across the country. we'll tell you all about them. plus, it was finally the first night in over a year where the political ads, the nasty charges, and grandstanding had ceased. the sight of the winners basking in their victories with family and their friends, democracy at work. you're watching "early today." i was once used for small jobs.